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Norway Travel Restrictions

2,206.9 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
38.16% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 35.70% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter Norway.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Norway for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Norway entry details and exceptions

Entry to Norway is applicable to Norwegian citizens, foreigners residing in Norway, foreigners residing in a country or area in the EEA / Schengen area that are not covered by the quarantine obligation, foreigners who have been granted a family immigration permit, foreigners who are to visit or live with close family members, foreigners who are to spend time with their children, asylum seekers and resettlement refugees, foreigners invited by the Norwegian authorities and employees of international organizations, health personnel from Sweden and Finland who work in the Norwegian health and care service, foreigners working in critical societal functions and foreigners who are going to stopover at an airport in Norway.

People with essential works like journalists, diplomats, military personnel, seafarers, aviation personnel and scientists with their crew members on a marine research cruise can also enter Norway.


Outgoing travel to NorwayTraveling from Canada to Norway

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Norway.

Exceptions

The test requirement in entering Norway is dependent on the following:

1. Fully vaccinated and those who have had COVID-19 during the past six (6) months must be tested upon arrival.

2. Children under 18 years and those who have had their first vaccine dose between 3 and 15 weeks ago must test before and upon arrival. They will be tested again 3 days after arrival. If the result is negative, quarantine will be stopped.

3. Travelers over 18 years of age must be tested upon arrival. After 7 days of isolation, they can get a test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

The negative test result presented upon arrival must be in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, English, French or German. People who cannot present such a certificate may be refused of entry.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Norway.

Details and exceptions

Everyone arriving in Norway are required to quarantine. Quarantine may be stopped if a negative test result is presented 3 days after arrival for children under 18 years of age and those who have had their first vaccine dose between 3 and 15 weeks ago. For other travelers, quarantine will be stopped if a certificate of negative test is provided 7 days after arrival. Fully vaccinated are exempt from quarantine.

Documents
Pre Registration Form

72 hours before arrival in Norway.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Norway

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Norway must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Norway will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Norway but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 10 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Open with restrictions

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